HSE News from the Health and Safety Executive UK

  • Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – London, 22-23 September 2015

    4 Sep 2015, 11:30 am
    This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, builds on behaviour modification approaches, adopting a five step, holistic approach to behaviour change and concludes with strategies to help reduce the likelihood of risk taking behaviour.
  • Review of HSE’s work equipment and machinery webpages – complete our short survey

    4 Sep 2015, 10:30 am
    HSE will shortly be reviewing its work equipment and machinery webpages. This is your opportunity to comment on the current material and contribute to its development. Consultation closes on 29 September 2015.
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods Prohibition Notices – May 2015

    4 Sep 2015, 9:20 am
    Carriage of Dangerous Goods Prohibition Notices issued by Police or Vehicle, Operator Services Agency (VOSA) or Department for Transport for May 2015 are now available on the HSE website.
  • Agenda and papers for HSE Board meeting – 9 September 2015

    4 Sep 2015, 8:15 am
    Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Health and Safety Board to be held in Bootle Headquarters, Redgrave Court on 9 September 2015 are available online.
  • Updates to the CDG Manual

    3 Sep 2015, 2:45 pm
    A number of updates have been made to the CDG Manual to reflect ADR 2015, along with changes to the asbestos pages, various organisational name changes, additions to the enforcement matrix, inclusion of vehicles with fewer than four wheels into CDG, ...
  • COSHH Training: Practical Assessment and Control – London, 22-23 September 2015

    3 Sep 2015, 2:30 pm
    This two day course, run by HSL, gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.
  • Landlord prosecuted over carbon monoxide risk

    3 Sep 2015, 1:00 pm
    A mother and her young son were put at risk of suffering carbon monoxide poisoning for seven years at their home in Ashton-under-Lyne, a court has heard.
  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – London, 23 September 2015

    3 Sep 2015, 9:30 am
    This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.
  • Recycling firm sentenced over safety failing after death of father of six

    2 Sep 2015, 1:40 pm
    A waste recycling firm has been sentenced after admitting safety failings related to a worker being killed at its premises in Batley.
  • HSE and HMRC working together – growing your business: Live webinar – 16 September 2015

    1 Sep 2015, 8:30 am
    If you’ve been unable to take part previously, here’s another opportunity to join this live webinar delivered jointly by the Health and Safety Executive and HMRC. Find answers to typical questions for growing businesses on health and safety ...
  • Wiring manufacturer in court for worker injuries

    1 Sep 2015, 8:00 am
    A wiring manufacturer has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was caught in machinery at their site in Doncaster.
  • Health and safety – what’s next? – London, 23 September 2015

    1 Sep 2015, 8:00 am
    The British Safety Council’s annual conference will tackle key issues from across the health and safety landscape.
  • Solar panel installation company fined after worker falls through roof-light

    31 Aug 2015, 2:50 pm
    A company that installs solar panels has been fined after a worker fell through a roof-light whilst installing solar panels on the roof of a barn at a property in Newton Stewart.
  • Brothers sentenced over unsafe work at height

    28 Aug 2015, 5:00 pm
    Two brothers have been fined for allowing employees to work at height unsafely after workers were spotted while building an agricultural farm building in Lewes.
  • Case 374 – TV company cites health and safety as reason for different camera angles

    28 Aug 2015, 4:00 pm
    A TV company responded to viewer complaints regarding camera angles during broadcast of football match, citing ‘health and safety on the gantry’.